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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Species Exoprosopa fasciata

Bee fly - Exoprosopa fasciata - male - female Bombyliidae, dorsalX - Exoprosopa fasciata Striped Nectaring Fly - Exoprosopa fasciata Fairly large beefly - Exoprosopa fasciata unidentified on Diodia sp. - Exoprosopa fasciata Exoprosopa sp? - Exoprosopa fasciata Robust Fly Nectaring on Vernonia - Exoprosopa fasciata MN Aug - Exoprosopa fasciata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Asiloidea
Family Bombyliidae (Bee Flies)
Subfamily Anthracinae
Tribe Exoprosopini
Genus Exoprosopa
No Taxon (fasciata-group)
Species fasciata (Exoprosopa fasciata)
Explanation of Names
Exoprosopa fasciata Macquart 1840
Latin 'barred' (refers to the white band across the abdomen)
e. US (ME-FL to WY-NM)(1)
one of the most common Exoprosopa in the East --Andy Calderwood